On January 22, the carcass of an elephant with its tusks removed was found at Asadola in Talabandha wildlife range of STR, North.
Stating that the tiger has marked 35 km in the reserve forest as its territory, the forest officer said the wild cat had killed three cattle heads on January 3 in Rompilli panchayat.
Wildlife Conservation Society coordinator Venkat Anagandhula, who was leading the team that conducted the census over the last two days, said that over 340 local and migratory birds were identified.
This made the forest officials suspect that the cattle killed in Velagalapaya could be by the tiger.
The usage of technology and modern machinery in case of forest fires was also discussed in the conference.
The top court in 2017 had issued notice on the plea which had also sought relocation of people living near tiger reserves.
Villagers of T Narasipura taluk heaved a sigh of relief as foresters trapped the elusive leopard which was responsible for killing people in the last couple of days in the region.
“The elephant is 40 years old and has been living in the surroundings of Devarshola for the last four years.
According to forest department sources human-wild conflict increased in the delta region.
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The villages close to the Nagarahole forest fringes are facing growing movements of tigers and there has been no solution to the situation despite the capture and rescue of the tigers.
The forest and police officials should carry out night patrolling to prevent any further attacks, and villagers should be told not to step out at night, he added.
Erode forest officials suspend operations to capture jumbo for a week in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve
Forest department officials have suspended the operation to capture elephant Karuppan in the Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR) in Erode for a week.
Vashu Bhagnani said he is elated to return with his "Bade Miyan Chote Miyan" franchise after 25 years.
Going by the NTCA guidelines, however, the government cannot shift the big cats from Wayanad citing overpopulation.
The Catholic church, which had held protests and burned Madhav Gadgil’s effigy across Kerala in 2013, now hails him for his support and proposal to cull tigers that stray into human habitations.
Though we have been training for a month we have gained more knowledge of the area as we have grown up in the forest.
On January 11, Dubey had written to the NTCA alleging poisoning of a wild elephant and burning of the tusker’s remains in Panpatha buffer zone of BTR in Shahdol district.
A senior official from NTCA told The New Indian Express that a committee is also being formed to assess the deaths of tigers and other wildlife.
While talking about wildlife numbers, the minister, strangely, is silent on the proliferation of resorts and quarrying in forest areas.